August Social Clubs with Liverpool Cares

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Below is a list of Liverpool Cares’ free​ Social Clubs in Liverpool for people aged 65 and above.

All of the events are hosted by people in their twenties and thirties who want to meet you and hear your stories. Share your skills and learn new ones, all while making new friends in your community!

Please call Abbie on 0151 659 1789 to book your place on any of these clubs. Some clubs have limited space, and it’s important that Liverpool Cares knows who’s going along! ​You can also call if you’d like any more information or if you are unsure how to get to the clubs from your home.

Social Clubs

  • Saturday 3 August, 12 – 3pm: Film Club – City Centre
    Join your younger neighbours for our next film club. There will be snacks, drinks and time to chat afterwards about the movie. We’ll be taking a vote beforehand for what film we’ll be watching, comedy, classic or something a bit different! If you’re coming along to this club, we will be meeting in FOLK on Tithebarn Street before making our way down to the screen.
    Bus routes: Any bus route that takes you into the city centre
  • Sunday 4 August, 12 – 2pm: Walk in the park – Sefton Park
    Enjoy some fresh air this Sunday afternoon with a leisurely stroll around the iconic Sefton Park. Come and see the famous lake, Peter Pan statue, palm house, fairy glen and more, while you walk and talk with your younger neighbours.
    Bus routes: 26, 75, 76, 80, 80A
  • Monday 5, August 6 – 8pm: Creative Writing – Short Story Challenge! – City Centre
    At this month’s writing club you will be making your own original short stories with your younger neighbours. Enjoy getting creative, you might just find your inner Shakespeare! You don’t need any experience, absolute beginners welcome.
    Bus routes: Any bus route that takes you into the city centre
  • Wednesday 7 August, 12 – 2pm: Business Visit LAB Liverpool – City Centre
    Come and see where Liverpool Cares is based! Find out what it’s like to work in a modern office; this is a shared workspace which supports start-ups, social enterprises and growing businesses. Over pizza, we will chat to some of the businesses that work there, and there will be a chance to ask questions. We will also visit the rooftop with Pauline for some breathing exercises, who works alongside LAB to promote wellbeing in the office.
    Bus routes: Any bus route that takes you into the city centre
  • Monday 12 August, 6 – 8pm: Kitty’s Coffee, Cake and Quiz – Anfield
    Visit Kitty’s, the new launderette and social space inspired by the public wash houses started by Kitty Wilkinson back in 1842. The people behind the idea wanted to create somewhere affordable for laundry, but also where people can catch up with their neighbours just like they used to. We will enjoy a cuppa and some sweet treats, and our quiz will include a special laundry round!
    Bus routes: 14, 19, 26, 27
  • Tuesday 13 August, 1 – 3pm: Line Dancing with Lill – Vauxhall
    If you’ve always wanted to learn how to Line Dance, would like to learn something new, are a seasoned line dancer or just fancy getting involved then come along to this class! It will be lead by one of our neighbours Lill, and is a fun way to keep active.
    20, 47, 52, 52A, 55, X2, X3, 300, 310 all stop on Scotland Road (5 minute walk away)
  • Wednesday 14 August, 11am – 12pm: Reminiscence Session – City Centre
    Get together and talk about music which means something to you, this month’s theme is holidays! Are there any songs which remind you of a particular place or holiday? Do you have any interesting stories or photos from around the world you’d like to share? The museum provides music, videos and artefacts from their collections to inspire your memories.
    Bus routes: Any bus route that takes you into the city centre
  • Wednesday 21 August, 6 – 8pm: Parlour Games – City Centre
    Enjoy games from your childhood, before everything went digital and technology took over! We’ll be playing memory games like ‘The minister’s cat’, as well as some fun, creative games like ‘Consequences’ and ‘Pictionary’. Complete beginners welcome , all of these games have really simple rules.
    Bus routes: Any bus which takes you into the city centre
  • Thursday 22 August, 6 – 8pm: Craft Club Hawaiian Special – Kensington
    It’s been 60 years since Hawaii was officially declared a US state, so come together to celebrate this statehood with a Hawaiian themed craft club! Create flower leis out of paper and beads, and tuck into traditional Hawaiian food and drink whilst we watch videos all about the culture and history of the beautiful islands.
    Bus routes: 10, 10A, 10B, 8, 9
  • Friday 23 August, 6 – 8pm: Board Games – Wavertree
    Our popular board games evening is back! Come together at this quirky Café, where the walls are lined with every board game you can possibly imagine. Play some traditional games like Cluedo or Jenga, or challenge yourself to learn something new. There’s always loads of laughter at this club, and the staff are on hand to help out with game rules and recommendations.
    Bus routes: 75, 76, 80, 80A, 86A, 86C
  • Monday 26 August, 6 – 8pm: Shiverpool Tour – City Centre
    One of our most popular social clubs is back, this time with The Auld City tour. Witness the city’s darkest and lesser known hidden avenues in the now bustling commercial district. The tour ends in the oldest morgue in the city, known as ‘The Liverpool Dead House’. This tour is full of spooky stories of Liverpool’s history, but is also face-achingly funny, and will leave your cheeks sore from laughter!
    Bus routes: Any bus route that takes you into the city centre
  • Tuesday 27 August, 12 – 2pm: Visit to Western Approaches – City Centre
    Western Approaches is a breathtaking WW2 bunker hidden under the streets of Liverpool. We will gain access to this fascinating piece of history to learn all about the people that worked there and why it’s known as “the place where World War II was won”. Expect to see unexploded bombs, how staff living quarters looked and the famous “Map room”.
    Bus routes: Any bus route that takes you into the city centre
  • Thursday 29 August, 6  – 8pm: Bank Holiday Party – City Centre
    Liverpool Cares is celebrating the bank holiday a little late this month with a visit to the ever-popular Baltic Market. There will be music and a welcome glass of prosecco waiting for you, what more could you want?
    Bus routes: 26, 27, 82 and 204 stop on St James Place/Stanhope Street (5 minute walk away)
  • Saturday 31 August, 12.30 – 2pm: Technology Workshop – Penny Lane
    Bring along your phone, tablet, laptop or technology-related questions, and we will pair you up with one of your younger neighbours who can try to help you out! You could learn how to send texts and emails, download apps to your phone or watch videos online.
    Bus routes: 75, 76, 80, 80A, 86A, 86C

To find out more about Liverpool Cares please visit their website: https://liverpoolcares.org.uk/home 

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